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A Sandwich a Day: Lefse from Viking Soul Food Cart in Portland, OR

A Sandwich a Day Laurie Wolf 8 comments

Viking Soul Food is in my favorite Portland pod (that's a cluster of food carts). It's the only Norwegian cart in the city, with a menu that focuses on lefse (pronounced lef-suh). The thin potato flatbread is baked on a griddle then drizzled with local honey or filled with savory options like cured salmon or Norse meatballs with Gjetost sauce. More

A Guide to Norwegian (and Some Swedish) Candy

Sweets Robyn Lee 19 comments

Faced with nearly 30 kinds of candies that are popular in Norway, I reverted to my excited five-year-old self after a prolific night of trick-or-treating. Click through the slideshow to get an overview of popular Norwegian (and some Swedish; there's candy overlap between these neighboring countries) chewy candies, hard candies, chocolate bars, chocolate not-bars, and licorice. More

Skillingsboller, Norwegian Cinnamon Buns

Serious Eats Robyn Lee 7 comments

[Photograph: Robyn Lee] Note: It's best to make the rolls the night before and allow them to rise in the refrigerator overnight. You can bake them anywhere between 10 and 24 hours after shaping and refrigerating them. Pearl sugar isn't... More

Norwegian Brunost (Brown Cheese) and Apples

Robyn Lee 13 comments

The first time I ate brunost, or brown cheese, was when I visited Norway two years ago. The brown block of sweet, caramelized cheesy goodness, a cheese slicer, and toast was a breakfast staple. (We also had jam. Lots of jam.) I didn't continue the practice back in the US, but reading Jude's post dedicated to the Norwegian cheese at Apple Pie, Patis, & Paté made me want to reintroduce the habit into my life. I wouldn't mind starting my day with a few thin curls of brown cheese and sliced apples. Related: The Omnivore's 100... More

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